Patent Number: 6,295,167

Title: Optical material and optical device

Abstract: An optical material has a polymer gel whose volume is reversibly changed byabsorbing or releasing a liquid in response to an external stimulus and alight scattering member covering at least a part of the surface of thepolymer gel.

Inventors: Uematsu; Takashi (Minami Ashigara, JP), Akashi; Ryojiro (Minami Ashigara, JP), Komura; Akinori (Minami Ashigara, JP)

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Expiration Date: 09/25/2013